Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they broke bread at home
and ate their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having the goodwill
of all the people. And day by day the Lord added to their number...
Easter is more than a day; it’s a season.
The life and death of Jesus had one strong message that was both overt and inherent: love one another. The heart of the matter was love. Time and again we hear Jesus offer the disciples a post-resurrection message of empowerment to give to the world what he had given to them. This Easter Season we will encourage one another to truly live out the heart of the matter.
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Straight From the Heart - April 26, 2020
Jesus’ table ministry was a preeminent way that he showed and shared a depth of love unseen in his time. He ate and spent time with those considered unworthy of his attention. Even in his post-resurrection appearances, it was in the breaking of bread that he was “recognized.” As we gather this day, we remember that, at the heart, his message was unconditional love.